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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight can't escape comparisons to Cleveland's Kyrie Irving. They both entered the NBA last season as lottery picks, they're the same size, and they play crucial roles for their teams. Irving earned an All-Star selection last week, but on Friday, he was no match for Knight. Knight racked up 20 points, six rebounds and 10 assists as the Pistons romped past the Cavaliers 117-99 at The Palace on Friday. Irving, the league's sixth-leading scorer at 23.7 points per game, was limited to 14 points and five assists as Knight hounded him. "I try to keep it consistent no matter who I'm playing against, but you definitely get up for somebody who came up in your own class and is a good player," said Knight, the No. 8 pick in the 2011 draft while Irving was the top overall selection. "It's not my job to see who I'm measured by, but the most important thing for myself is to try to reach my potent...
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Metta World Peace and the city of Detroit do not get along. During the second quarter of the Lakers’ 98-97 win over Detroit on Sunday, World Peace and Pistons guard Brandon Knight got tangled up while fighting for position as Pau Gasol went for a shot. As the two continued to grapple following the play, World Peace gave the second-year guard an uppercut, although it wasn’t...
If you’re like me and spent part of your Super Bowl Eve glued to a full slate of NBA games, hopefully you caught the last two minutes of the star-studded showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder. In case you missed it though, here’s what happened: Kyrie Irving. Actually, a lot of Kyrie Irving. His victims, in order: Kevin Durant (not part of the above...
Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in the final 2:52, as the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-110 on Saturday night.
One night after saying he was ''disinterested'' during a loss in Detroit, Irving was simply spectacular down the stretch. He single-handedly closed out one of the NBA's best teams, making his last five shots and...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in the final 2:52, and the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-110 on Saturday.
One night after saying he was "disinterested" during a loss in Detroit, Irving was simply spectacular down the stretch. He single-handedly closed out one of the NBA's best teams, making his last five shots...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Brandon Knight had 20 points and 10 assists, and the Detroit Pistons never trailed Friday night in a 117-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Greg Monroe added 18 points and 16 rebounds for the Pistons, who played without newly acquired point guard Jose Calderon. After being traded from Toronto to Detroit earlier this week, the Spanish-born Calderon...
One week ago, I was in awe of Kyrie Irving’s All-Star week. This week, he may not speak of the pompatus of love, and Steve Miller Band may have spelled it a little different, but we’re going to take a look at how Marreese Speights is giving the Cavaliers elements of something they haven’t had since Shaquille O’Neal walked out the door following the 2010 season: a bruising...
The Detroit Pistons are moving on after the trade that sent Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to the Memphis Grizzlies. After two straight blow out losses to Milwaukee and Indiana, the Cleveland Cavaliers were just what the Pistons needed.
Brandon Knight started the game right for Detroit. Knight whipped a pass to Greg Monroe for a layup. Then he dropped a pass off of a pick and pop...
With Jose Calderon coming to Detroit, there’s a question of who will lose out. The Pistons are already pretty guard heavy, so adding another quality guard makes sense. Despite Brandon Knight‘s 7/1/4 line, he has been doing extremely well and should continue to start. Kyle Singler went 5/4/0 (with 2 blocks) has been a bit iffy, but he’s a rookie, and surely Detroit isn’t in...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Rookie Kyle Singler had a career-high 20 points as the Detroit Pistons ended a two-game losing streak with a 117-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Palace on Friday. Brandon Knight contributed 20 points, six rebounds and 10 assists for Detroit while Greg Monroe recorded his 18th double-double with 18 points and 16 rebounds. Rodney Stuckey added...
You know we’re all about contests and rewarding our loyal readers and commenters here at WFNY, and today we’re doing it on an up-tempo pace.
Mark Price, Terrell Brandon, or Kyrie Irving? Brad Daugherty, Shaquille O’Neal, or Zydrunas Ilgauskas? Larry Nance, Shawn Kemp, or Campy Russell? Would you play two centers? Maybe two point guards? Have LeBron play the four?
If you had...